Getting Started Checklist

The following checklist is provided to assist new users with quickly getting to the information they need for using LC's systems. It is arranged in a chronological order that follows the steps a new user might take.

Support | Requesting an Account | Passwords | Accessing LC Machines | Login Shells
File Systems and File Management | Software and Development Environment
Running Jobs | System Status | Documentation | Training | Visualization Resources
E-mail | Security Reminders | Acronyms and Abbreviations


How to Contact LC Support

Requesting an Account

  • Unclassified (CZ, RZ) and classified (SCF) machine accounts
  • ASC Alliance and Tri-lab accounts
  • SecureNet accounts
  • Entrust classified E-mail accounts

Passwords

  • One-time passwords (OTP) and OTP tokens
  • RZ CRYPTOCard tokens
  • Static passwords
  • Password problems

Accessing LC Machines

  • Access prerequisites
  • Available compute resources
  • Login nodes
  • Authenticating through your VPN account
  • Logging in with SSH
  • SecureNet and Tri-Lab network users
  • File transfers

Login Shells

File Systems and File Management

  • Login "dot" files
  • Home directories
  • Online backups for /g directories
  • Temporary file systems
  • /usr/gapps
  • /usr/local file systems
  • Parallel file systems
  • Archival storage
  • Quotas
  • Purging and backups
  • File systems summary
  • File transfer and sharing
  • File Interchange System (FIS)

Software and Development Environment

  • Compilers
  • MPI, OpenMP, Pthreads, Python
  • Profilers and tracing
  • Memory tools
  • Performance analysis tools
  • Debuggers
  • Other software

Running Jobs

  • Interactive jobs
  • Batch jobs
  • SLURM
  • Moab
  • Batch limits
  • Managing banks
  • Shells and scripting
  • Tuning and optimization
  • Storage, backup, and purge
  • Visualization and analysis

System Status

Documentation

Training

Visualization Resources

Security Reminders

Acronyms and Abbreviations

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